Definitions

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  • proper noun Any of several places in England, especially a suburb of Bristol, England.
  • proper noun An English habitational surname for someone who lived in a town of this name.

Etymologies

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Literally meaning a town near a cliff.

Examples

  • 55871 07/17/09 CLIFTON STATION FIRE: Clifton firefighters work to ventilate the roof of a structure at the Clifton St.tion on Elm St. STAFF PHOTO BY ELIZABETH LARA

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  • The Hophouse in Clifton is the hardest pub quiz I have ever known – coming second-to-last was a remarkable feat, especially given the average performance was about 98%!

    …the former cast of Neighbours, Part I « Sven’s guide to…

  • The name "Clifton's" was a combination of Clifford Clinton's first and last names, according to his son, Don Clinton, who began working at the cafeteria at age 19 and spent 65 years there.

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  • One such group is P.A.S.T., a New York area consortium of physicians and health specialists, based in Clifton, New Jersey, who have donated huge amounts of time and dollars to the cause of assisting athletes who have little means or ability to help them.

    Joe Favorito: Helping Athletes Heal Their P.A.S.T.

  • Michael Clifton is mapping the land he has just purchased in California's beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, certain that oil lies beneath its surface.

    The Mapping of Love and Death by Jacqueline Winspear: Book summary

  • How willing Clifton is to impart his expertise and tricks of the trade to Bulaga remains to be seen.

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  • I've never lost someone close to me at the hands of another and was very aware I couldn't comprehend the pain Clifton has endured.

    Watching Teresa Lewis die

  • One such group is P.A.S.T., a New York area consortium of physicians and health specialists, based in Clifton, New Jersey, who have donated huge amounts of time and dollars to the cause of assisting athletes who have little means or ability to help them.

    Joe Favorito: Helping Athletes Heal Their P.A.S.T.

  • I've never lost someone close to me at the hands of another and was very aware I couldn't comprehend the pain Clifton has endured.

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  • I've never lost someone close to me at the hands of another and was very aware that I couldn't comprehend the pain Clifton has endured.

    Watching Teresa Lewis die

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